Engineering Library - Student Assistant

Posted 15 August, 2017. Closes 18 August, 2017


Engineering Library

Job Title:

Student Assistant

Date Posted:

15 August, 2017

Closing Date:

18 August, 2017 11:45pm

Number Available:



$15.00 per hour

Start date: 19 September, 2017


13 hours per week.

Schedule to be arranged; some evenings and/or weekends required.


arching for books and processing books for patron requests
processes incoming and outgoing Library materials
  • Shelving books
  • Working with Library patrons at the Circulation Desk providing checkout and informational services
  • Shifting books
  • Processing returned library materials.
  • Retrieval and processing of requested books in the Engineering Library
  • Inventory books using shelf lists.
  • Special projects as required

    Required Qualifications:

    • Accuracy and attention to detail
    • Strong interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills; ability to work with a diverse clientele
    • Able to work on your feet and able to push loaded book trucks
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Strong attention to detail and ability to work accurately with Library tasks.
    • Consistent and accurate in following written procedures and training
    • Consistently self-motivated and responsible
    • Able to work as part of a team
    • Available to work at least fall and winter quarters of 2017-2018.
    Desired Qualifications:
    • Prior library experience

    Application Process:

    1. Complete a UW Libraries student job application form. To ensure compatibility and consideration, complete the application form using Adobe Reader; some programs, including versions of Mac Preview, are not fully compatible with PDF forms.
    2. Submit the following materials by uploading it to the Library student employment online dropbox:
      • Application form
        • Resume

          Selected applicants will be contacted for an interview.

          For additional information or questions regarding student job opportunities, or for assistance with the application process, please contact the Student Employment Coordinator, UW Libraries:
          Erik Dahl